Jasminum angustifolium (L.) Willd.

 
  • Family : OLEACEAE
    (OLIVE or JASMINE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Oleaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Jasminum angustifolium (L.) Willd.
  • Common name : Wild Jasmine
  • Vernacular name : Banmallika (Hindi); Adavimallige (Kannada); Kattu malligai, Karamana chedi (Tamil); Adavi malle, Chiru malle (Telugu); Aasphoota, Vanamallikaa (Sanskrit); Kattumallika, Kattumulla (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Scrub jungles and sacred groves in the plains
  • Comments / notes : On hills up to 1000m, on dry and sun-exposed slopes.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-July
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Vishakapatnam district, Krishna district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvannamalai district, Salem district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Jasminum angustifolium. Downloaded on 20 September 2019.

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